Domestic profits of U.S. corporations, 1968-1988
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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English


  • Corporations -- United States -- Finance,
  • Corporate profits -- United States

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Edition Notes

StatementMarc E. Smyrl and William A. Cox
SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1990, reel 11, fr. 1081
ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
The Physical Object
Pagination61 p.
Number of Pages61
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18065145M

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The U.S. tax law (Pub. L. No. , enacted Decem )—the law that is often referred to as the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” (TCJA)—generally retained the existing subpart F regime that applies to passive income and related-party sales and services, and created a new type of inclusion for GILTI, which is based on a broad class of controlled foreign corporation . – Corp. is treated as if it sold the property for fair market value • Corp. recognizes gain, but not loss – If distributed property is subject to a liability in excess of basis • Fair market value is treated as not being less than the amount of the liability • Effect on corporation: – Corp. is treated as if it sold the property for fairFile Size: KB. income taxes for purposes of U.S. foreign tax credits. Consequently, U.S. foreign tax credits will not be available in connection with profit sharing payments or payments of the minimum tax on assets or the real estate transfer tax by a U.S. corporation doing business in Mexico. The computation of indirect foreign tax credits from a foreign corporation to a 10% or greater U.S. corporate shareholder also depends upon the proper calculation of the foreign corporation's E&P. For example, the computation of the indirect foreign tax credits carried with a dividend from a corporation to its 10% U.S. shareholder is based pro rata on the dividend .

The company has primarily domestic U.S. sales, has been profitable in all but its second year of operations (during the recession), and made a distribution to its shareholders only in its second year of operations. The company owes no tax to the United States on the first $ of Irish profits (10 percent of invested capital). It owes a tax before credits of $ on the $ of GILTI ($ of profit less the $ exempt amount). It owes $ (21 percent of $50) on the interest from the Irish bank. How to Distribute Net Profits Before Year's End for an S Corp. Choosing to qualify your small-business corporation under Subchapter S of the federal tax code affects the way you distribute profits to shareholders. The Internal Revenue Service requires S corporations to allocate profits and losses to individual.   Fiscal year is July-June. All values USD millions. 5-year trend; Sales/Revenue B: B: B: B: B.